Wrist Pain Syndromes
Arthritis Pain at the Wrist

The wrist joint is susceptible to the development of arthritis from a variety of conditions that have in common the ability to damage the joint cartilage.

Two hands with one having wrist pain an other holding painful wrist.Signs and Symptoms:

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A targeted history and physical examination combined with appropriate testing should help the clinician identify and properly treat this condition.

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Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

What is Carpel Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpel tunnel syndrome is a specific group of symptoms that can include: tingling, numbness, weakness, or pain in the fingers, thumb, hand and occasionally in the arm.

Carpel tunnel syndrome is caused by conditions and activities that put pressure on the median nerve and decrease its blood supply.

Lady setting on bench with wrist pain and holding wrist with hand.Sign and Symptoms:

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Carpel tunnel syndrome is diagnosed based on your medical history, a physical exam and sometimes further tests.

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Nerve Entrapment of Wrist

Nerve entrapment syndromes result from chronic injury to a nerve as it travels through an osseoligamentous tunnel; the compression is typically between the ligamentous canal and bony surfaces.

Man with wrists pain holding painful wristSigns and Symptoms:

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Obtaining comprehensive medical history along with proper testing can determine diagnosis as well as what type of herniation is involved.

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Ligamentous Strain

Strains are injuries that affect muscles or tendons, thick bands that attach muscles to bones. They occur in response to a quick tear, twist, or pull of the muscle.

Strains are an acute type of injury that results from overstretching or over contraction

One hand rubbing other arm's painful wristSigns and Symptoms:

Testing:

Diagnosis:

Obtaining a comprehensive medical history along with proper testing can determine diagnosis.

Treatment:

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